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  • Army Medical Corps

    Nephrologist (61A)

    A nephrologist diagnoses and treats kidney diseases. During humanitarian missions, contingency operations and peacetime, Army Medical Corps Officers conserve the U.S. Army’s fighting strength by providing the highest quality health care to Soldiers, family members, retirees and other eligible beneficiaries. Practicing on the U.S. Army health care team allows you to focus on patient care first.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Medical Corps

    Medical Oncologist/Hematologist (61B)

    Oncologists are medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and planning treatment for cancers. Hematologists study, diagnose, and treat diseases related to the blood. During humanitarian missions, contingency operations and peacetime, Army Medical Corps Officers conserve the U.S. Army’s fighting strength by providing the highest quality health care to Soldiers, family members, retirees and other eligible beneficiaries. Practicing on the U.S. Army health care team allows you to focus on patient care first.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Medical Corps

    Clinical Pharmacologist (61E)

    A clinical pharmacologist examines, diagnoses, and treats patients, with particular emphasis on management of drug therapy, drug interactions, and disorders caused or complicated by adverse reactions to drugs. Develops and implements clinical research programs in support of the Army Drug Development Mission. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Biomedical Equipment Specialist (68A)

    The biomedical equipment specialist is primarily responsible for servicing and maintaining all medical equipment.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Medical Corps

    Endocrinologist (61C)

    Endocrinologists deal with diseases related to the endocrine system. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Medical Corps

    Rheumatologist (61D)

    A Rheumatologist diagnoses rheumatic diseases mainly dealing with joints, soft tissue, connective tissue disorders and autoimmune diseases. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Walter Reed Pharmacist

    Infectious Disease Officer (61G)

    Infectious disease officers are generally responsible for diagnoses, laboratory confirmation, treatment, control, and description of natural history and transmission kinetics of infectious diseases. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Flight Surgeon (61N)

    Flight surgeons provide aviation and general medical services for Army aviation personnel. Flight surgeons also serve as career specialists in aviation/aerospace medicine, in areas of aircrew standards, aero medical education and training, aero medical research, and aero medical administration and consultation. Flight Surgeons provide aviation and general medical services for Army aviation and other operational units. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Medical Corps

    Plastic Surgeon (61L)

    Plastic surgeons deal with the excision, repair, replacement, and reconstruction of defects of form and function. This specialty emphasizes the craniofacial structures, the oral pharynx, upper and lower limbs, the trunk, the breasts, and external genitalia. It includes aesthetic surgery of structures with undesirable form when time and space permits. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Medical Corps

    Physiatrist (61P)

    Physiatrists help improve and restore functional ability and quality of life for those with physical disabilities and physical impairments. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Dental Corps

    Public Health Dentist (63H)

    Public health dentists make assessments and recommendations in order to improve the general dental health of the population. The cost of starting and maintaining a dental practice can be substantial. If you are a recent graduate with student loan obligations, this cost can be prohibitive. As a member of the U.S. Army Dental Corps, you can enter a stimulating existing practice with no start-up costs and begin treating patients without waiting to build a patient base.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Dental Corps

    Comprehensive Dentist (63B)

    Comprehensive dentists provide dental treatment and dental disease detection. As a member of the U.S. Army Dental Corps, you can enter a stimulating practice with no start-up costs and begin treating patients without waiting to build a patient base.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • AMEDD surgeon

    Neurosurgeon (61Z)

    A neurosurgeon examines, diagnoses, and performs surgeries as required in cases of patients suffering from disease, injury, or disorder of the nervous system. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Nurse Corps

    Certified Nurse Midwife (66W)

    Certified nurse midwives diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. Midwives may provide well-woman gynecological care. As part of the Army Nurse Corps, they play an important role in improving the overall quality of life for Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Active Duty
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Medical Corps

    Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist (68U)

    The ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist supervises or conducts routine diagnostic tests and assists in the care and treatment of ENT and audiology patients. ENT specialists work alongside otolaryngologist assisting in care of patients with ear, nose and throat issues and recovery.  

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • U.S. Army animal care specialist examines a pet

    Animal Care Specialist (68T)

    The animal care specialist is primarily responsible for the prevention and control of diseases transmitted from animal to man, as well as the comprehensive care for government-owned animals.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Preventive Medicine Specialist (68S)

    Preventive medicine specialists are primarily responsible for conducting or assisting with preventive medicine inspections, surveys and preventative medicine laboratory procedures. They also supervise preventive medicine facilities or serve on preventive medicine staffs.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • U.S. Army Soldier inspects pallets of food

    Veterinary Food Inspection Specialist (68R)

    The veterinary food inspection specialist inspects food designed for human consumption, while also supervising food inspection and combined veterinary service activities.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army AMEDD optometrist examining patient

    Eye Specialist (68Y)

    The eye specialist supervises or conducts routine diagnostic tests and assists in the care and treatment of ophthalmology or optometry patients. Eye specialists work closely with ophthalmologists, optometrists and ophthalmic specialists in caring for patients with eye problems.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Mental Health Specialist (68X)

    The mental health specialist is primarily responsible for assisting with the management and treatment of inpatient and outpatient mental health activities.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Combat Medic Specialist (68W)

    The combat medic specialist is primarily responsible for providing emergency medical treatment at point of wounding on the battlefield, limited primary care, and health protection and evacuation from a point of injury or illness.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Respiratory Specialist (68V)

    The respiratory specialist is primarily responsible for helping with the management of a respiratory unit by administering respiratory therapy and performing pulmonary function tests under the supervision of a physician or nurse anesthetist.

    The respiratory specialist is strictly an advanced level position. 

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army medical experts

    Gastroenterologist (60G)

    A gastroenterologist focuses on the digestive system and its disorders. Gastroenterology is an internal medicine subspecialty certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine (AOBIM). As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Operating Room Specialist (68D)

    The operating room specialist assists the nursing staff in preparing the patient and the operating room environment for surgery and for providing assistance to the medical staff during surgical procedures.

    They also operate the centralized material service and are responsible for preparing and maintaining sterile medical supplies and special equipment for medical treatment facilities.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Dental Specialist (68E)

    The dental specialist is primarily responsible for assisting Army dentists in the examination and treatment of patients, as well as helping to manage dental offices.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Orthopedic Specialist (68B)

    The orthopedic specialist assists with management of orthopedic clinic, or assists in treatment of patients with orthopedic conditions and injuries, under the supervision of an orthopedic physician, orthopedic physician assistant, or podiatrist.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Practical Nursing Specialist (68C)

    The practical nursing specialist supervises or performs preventive, therapeutic, and emergency nursing care procedures under the supervision of a physician, nurse or NCO.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army AMEDD optometrist examining patient

    Optical Laboratory Specialist (68H)

    The optical laboratory specialist is primarily responsible for making and repairing eyeglasses that are provided for Army personnel.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Amedd Physical Therapy

    Physical Therapy Specialist (68F)

    The physical therapy specialist, under the direction of a physical therapist and following medical referral, supervises or administers physical therapy to decrease physical disabilities and promotes physical fitness of patients.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Patient Administration Specialist (68G)

    The patient administration specialist is primarily responsible for supervising and performing administrative duties in the patient administration division of an Army hospital or other medical facilities.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • U.S. Army AMEDD Officer Occupational Therapy

    Occupational Therapy Specialist (68L)

    The occupational therapy specialist, under the direction of a registered military occupational therapist, supervises, tests and assists patients to facilitate maximum recovery. They also treat physical and mental disabilities resulting from illness or trauma, prevent injury, and promote life-style modification to improve fitness. 

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Family Medicine

    Child Neurologist (60R)

    Child neurologists combine the special expertise in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord, muscles, nerves) with an understanding of medical disorders in childhood and the special needs of the child. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Portrait AMEDD Doctor on flightline

    Field Surgeon (62B)

    The field surgeon performs the basic duties of a physician. He or she examines, diagnoses, and treats for the initial phase (Level I and II) of battlefield disease and injury. The field surgeon also provides resuscitative and definitive care for injured and wounded Soldiers. When assigned to a maneuver unit, the field surgeon serves as the principle advisor to the Commander regarding medical force protection and the maintenance of the health of the unit. This is an entry–level skill for the Medical Corps and is not awarded as a primary AOC, except to an Officer in a transitional Internship. As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Nutrition Care Specialist (68M)

    The Nutrition Care Specialist works with Registered Dietitians (RD) counseling patients individually and in group settings, plans special diets for patients according to nutritional requirements, and creates menus and prepares small quantity foods.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Family Medicine

    Child Psychiatrist (60U)

    Child psychiatrists specialize in the study, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psychopathological disorders of children, adolescents, and their families.  As an Officer on the U.S. Army health care team, you can build a distinguished medical career while making a difference in the lives of the Soldiers and their families.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Officer
    • Restrictions:None
  • Medical Logistics Specialist (68J)

    The medical logistics specialist is primarily responsible for receiving, storing, recording and issuing Army medical supplies.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Medical Laboratory Specialist (68K)

    The medical laboratory specialist conducts tests on the tissue, blood and body fluids of patients.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Radiology Specialist (68P)

    The radiology specialist is primarily responsible for operating X-ray and related equipment used in diagnosing and treating injuries and diseases.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Pharmacy Specialist (68Q)

    The pharmacy specialist is primarily responsible for preparing and dispensing prescribed drugs and medicines, while also maintaining pharmacy supplies and records.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None
  • Army Medical Corps

    Cardiovascular Specialist (68N)

    The cardiovascular specialist assists with the management of cardiac clinics and performs specialized, invasive and noninvasive cardiac tests and examinations.

    • Active/Reserve: Both
    • Officer/Enlisted: Enlisted
    • Restrictions:None